Michael Hardwick, 69, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 in Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick. Michael was born Nov. 17, 1942 in Appling County to the late Delton Hardwick and the late Anna Lee Reynolds Hardwick. He was retired after 20 years of service for Akzo as a truck driver.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Jan Hardwick of Baxley; one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Clay Beasley of Baxley; two sons and daughter-in-law, Ricky Hardwick of Baxley and Rodney and Carlyn Hardwick of Macon; one brother and sister-in-law, George and Sandy Hardwick of Griffin; five grandchildren, Jonathon Beasley, Amy Beasley, Stacy Beasley, Stephen Hardwick and Noah Hardwick and eight great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services for Michael Hardwick were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 from Swain Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Lamar Lee and Bryan Gill officiating. Interment followed in Moody Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Stephen Hardwick, Jon Beasley, Roy Colson, Charlie Erskin, Jerry Johnson and Bill Reynolds.
Honorary pallbearers were Charlie Erskin, Jr., Tony Bruce, Shane Reeves, Stewart Reeves, Lester Simmons, Jason Reynolds, Terry Johnson, Noah Hardwick, Larry Tanner and James Reynolds.
Musical selections were rendered by Eric Medford and Stephen Hardwick.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.